Private businesses and their owners face choices in terms of corporate governance. What’s the right governance model for the company? What are the challenges faced in optimizing governance structures and processes? How does governance align with the financial goals of the company and its owners? These governance issues factor into the traditional valuation discount often applied to private companies.
Getting beyond the discount—real or perceived—requires private companies to take a hard look at their own governance structures and processes, financial controls, and conflicts of interest.
With Forbes Insights, the KPMG Private Markets Group recently surveyed over 150 private company directors for their views on governance challenges, including financial oversight, and how to tackle them.